Definition of Trews

1. Noun. Tight-fitting trousers; usually of tartan.

Generic synonyms: Pant, Trouser
Language type: Plural, Plural Form



Definition of Trews

1. n. pl. Trowsers; especially, those of the Scotch Highlanders.

Definition of Trews

1. Noun. (British) trousers, especially if close fitting and tartan. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Trews

1. close-fitting tartan trousers [n]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trews

trets
trev
trevallies
trevally
trevallys
trevet
trevets
trevi
trevis
trevises
treviss
trevisses
trevorite
trevs
trew
trews (current term)
trewsman
trewsmen
trewth
trey
treybit
treybits
treyf
treyfe
treys
trez
trezes
tri-
tri-alanyl peptidase
tri-amelia

Literary usage of Trews

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1. The Fall of Rome, and the Rise of the New Nationalities: A Series of by John George Sheppard (1861)
"The same author speaks of their " dyed tunics, flowered with colours of every kind, and trews, and striped cloaks, fastened with a buckle, and divided into ..."

2. Manual of Gymnastic Dancing by Seward Charle Staley, Doane McKendry Lowery (1920)
"... -trews Music 2/4 time FOREWORD This is a typical Scotch dance. It is, like most Scotch dances, solo—and done best when carried on with a lot of verve. ..."

3. Historical Records of the British Army [Infantry] by Great Britain Adjutant-General's Office, Richard Cannon, Arthur Tupper (1848)
"... on the llth of December, 1823, its resuming the HIGHLAND COSTUME, with this difference, that the officers and men should wear trews ..."

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